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June 29: Unveiling Ceremony for Jason Washington Accountability Marker

June 28, 2023 / PSU-AAUP

An accountability marker for Jason Washington will be unveiled this Thursday, June 29 at 7pm, marking the fifth anniversary of his death.

Washington, a U.S. Postal Service worker and U.S. Navy veteran, was shot and killed by PSU campus police while attempting to break up a fight near the Cheerful Tortoise on June 29, 2018.

The ceremony will include remarks from PSU Director of Community Outreach & Engagement Ed Washington, President Stephen Percy, members of the Board of Trustees, Washington’s family, #DisarmPSU and Portland City Commissioner Carmen Rubio.

There will be a procession from Montgomery Plaza to the site of the marker at SW College and Broadway that begins at 6:45 p.m. SW College Street will be closed to traffic. 

Please attend in honor of Jason and his family.

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